ERIC Number: ED064834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Project Vitality; Phase III. A Program for the Handicapped.
Santa Ana Unified School District, CA.
The 1972-73 school year Project VITALITY is described to provide coordinated work study career development for students in grades seven through 12 or equivalent ages who are legally assigned to the special programs, students in the Teen Mothers program, and those students dismissed from the educable mentally retarded program after August 1, 1969. An equal number of academically handicapped students are projected to participate and be supported by District funds. All of the students are diagnosed as handicapped, with deficiencies in functional reading skills, academic achievement and/or readiness for the world of work. Activities are described to include skill training of students in various occupational areas, including health, industrial, business, community homemaking jobs, maintenance, custodial, food services, laundry helper, gardening and nursery work, horseshoeing, animal care, day care and nursery schools, auto repair and service. Training stations are explained to be located at community classrooms, on campus and at off campus sites, depending on the specific nature of job training being followed by students. Learning activity packages are said to be developed to provide specified skill training for students. Some of the students participating are said to be from the inner city. (Author)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Handicapped Children and Youth.
Authoring Institution: Santa Ana Unified School District, CA.